Though the ruins of Jericho predate the biblical date for its destruction, the site is one of the oldest continuously occupied
Vindicate me, O Yahweh
For in my integrity I have walked;
And in Yahweh I trusted
Structural breaks in the Individual Laments can be determined in light of syntactic patterns, focuses, and modes
Gunkel claimed that a typical “Individual Lament” (as coined by him) has these motifs: 1) summons, 2) lament,
O God, through your name save me.
And through your might vindicate me. O God, hear my prayer.